Preetha Krishnamoorthy

Preetha Krishnamoorthy

Preetha Krishnamoorthy, M.D.,C.M.

Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Director, Pediatric Undergraduate Education
Medical Director, Camp Carowanis
Chair, MCH Council of Physicians, Dentists and Pharmacists
2300 Tupper, Room C-429, Montreal, QC H3H 1P3

Tel: 514-412-4400 ext. 22482

preetha.krishnamoorthy [at]

Biographical Sketch

Preetha Krishnamoorthy completed her residency at the Montreal Children’s Hospital in 2000, including one year as Chief Resident (1999-2000).  She went on to complete a fellowship in Pediatric Endocrinology and has been staff in the Division of Pediatric Endocrinology at the MCH since 2003.  Dr. Krishnamoorthy is heavily involved in medical education at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.  She is the Director of Pediatric Undergraduate Education at McGill.  She won the Paige and Bernard Kaplan Award for excellence in teaching in 2004.  She was given the Osler Award by McGill Medicine’s graduating class of 2012, and was named to the Faculty Honour List for Educational Excellence.


Medical education, medical student feedback, diabetes camp, adrenal suppression

Research or Clinical Activities

As a pediatric endocrinologist, Preetha sees patients with type 1 diabetes as well as patients with a variety of hormonal issues (growth, puberty etc.).  She sees patients at the MCH, The Children's Clinic, Brunswick Pediatrics and Agoo.  She is currently a member of the McGill's Faculty Development Committee and was the Teaching Scholar for the 2013-4 academic year.  Her current research interest is in medical education, where her goal is to implement changes that affect the outcome of the McGill medical student experience during their clerkship pediatric rotation.

Selected Recent Publications

Liu D, Ahmet A, Ward L, Krishnamoorthy P, Mandelcorn ED, Leigh R, Brown JP, Cohen A, Kim H.  A practical guide to the monitoring and management of the complications of systemic corticosteroid therapy.  Allergy Asthma Clin Immunol. 2013 Aug 15;9(1).

Rousseau-Nepton I, Kaduri S, Garfield N, Krishnamoorthy P.  Hypothalamic hamartoma associated with central precocious puberty and growth hormone deficiency.  J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab. 2013 Aug 10:1-5.

Gregory E, Crouse D, Krishnamoorthy P, Legault L.  Comparisons of Type 1 and 2 diabetes socio-economic characteristics in a Montreal pediatric clinic.  Canadian Journal of Diabetes. 2010;34(4):340-45.

Ntimbane T, Krishnamoorthy P, Huot C, Legault L, Jacob SV, Brunet S, Levy E, Guéraud F, Lands LC, Comte B. Oxidative stress and cystic fibrosis-related diabetes: a pilot study in children. J Cyst Fibros. 2008 Sep;7(5):373-84.

Bitzan M, Ouahed JD, Krishnamoorthy P, Bernard C.Rituximab treatment of collapsing C1q glomerulopathy: clinical and histopathological evolution. Pediatr Nephrol. 2008 Aug;23(8):1355-61.

PubMed Publications – P. Krishnamoorthy


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